14 Facts About Brazilian-Spanish Footballer Marcelo Vieira

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14 Facts About Brazilian-Spanish Footballer Marcelo Vieira

1# Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior is popularly known as Marcelo Vieira.

2# He was born on 12 May 1988 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

3# His birth sign is Taurus.

4# He is a Brazilian professional footballer.

5# He plays for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Brazil national team.

6# He plays mainly at the position of left back but can also operate as a left winger.

7# In 2005, he and his team won a Campeonato Carioca with Fluminense.

8# Marcelo debuted for Brazil in 2006 against Wales, scoring a goal.

9# He was part of Brazil’s squad in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

10# Marcelo was praised by football legends such as Paolo Maldini and Diego Maradona, who also called him the best in his position.

11# Roberto Carlos once stated that Marcelo was his heir, the world’s best left back and that “Marcelo possesses a better technical ability than me”.

12# He got married with Clarisse Alves (m. 2008).

13# He is blessed with 2 children. They are named as Enzo Alves Vieira and Liam Alves Vieira.

14# He played together with Cristiano Ronaldo on Real Madrid in 2009.